High levels of circulating cardiac proteins indicate cardiac impairment in African children with severe Plasmodium falciparum malaria.

@article{Ehrhardt2005HighLO,
  title={High levels of circulating cardiac proteins indicate cardiac impairment in African children with severe Plasmodium falciparum malaria.},
  author={Stephan Ehrhardt and Frank P Mockenhaupt and Sylvester D Anemana and Rowland N Otchwemah and Dominic Wichmann and Jakob Peter Cramer and Ulrich Bienzle and Gerd Dieter Burchard and Norbert W Brattig},
  journal={Microbes and infection},
  year={2005},
  volume={7 11-12},
  pages={1204-10}
}
A role of the heart in the pathophysiology of severe Plasmodium falciparum malaria has recently been suggested. The objective of the present study was to substantiate this finding in a large group of African children and to correlate results with metabolic conditions in these children. Furthermore, the impact of a potential cardiac impairment on outcome in severe cases was assessed. Results may have important implications on the currently ongoing debate on fluid management in severe malaria… CONTINUE READING

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